Scientific Linux Security Update : sysreport on SL3.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updated version of sysreport addresses an issue in which
sysreport gathered stack traces from currently running proceses by
default. This potentially-dangerous behavior has been made optional,
requiring the '-sysrq' option to be passed to sysreport.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2e65bbd3

Solution :

Update the affected sysreport package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60329 ()

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